By Fiori we mean: relating to Fiori design and development, SAPUI5 and OPENUI5 apps.
By Accessibility we mean relating to features that support:
- People with permanent disabilities
- People with temporary disabilities
- People as they age, e.g. mature workforce
- People with contextual disabilities - i.e. by choice or context choose to access technology as if disabled, such as working without hands when driving a car, using a smartphone with only one hand, etc.
- People who by preference like to use technologies in different ways, e.g. pinch zoom, Siri & other voice assistants
- Assistive devices and software - such as Screen Readers, Screen Magnifiers, Eye Tracking Navigation, Text-to-Speech, Speech-to-Text, Speech Recognition, Gesture Recognition, etc.
Assistive devices and software:
- may be used by or designed for anyone, e.g. Siri in Apple iPhones, Dragon Naturally Speaking for Speech Recognition
- are often essential for people with certain specific disabilities, e.g. JAWS Screen Readers for the vision impaired
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We include relevant blogs from experience.sap.com posted 2015 or later, as the majority of accessibility features haves been included in SAPUI5 from 2015 onwards. Relevant blogs from the OPENUI5 or SAPUI5 communities are also welcome.
Please don't forget to use the tags fiori and accessibility when you: search, publish blogs, open discussions.
New and Updated in the last 3 months:
Fiori Accessibility Summary
Please refer also to the accessibility tag on our User Experience Community site experience.sap.com
Note: Screen Reader Support has been provided in SAPUI5 version 1.30 and above. However customers are recommended to go to the latest SAPUI5 version they can. Accessibility fixes can also be found in the SAPUI5 change log by searching for the term "ACCESSIBILITY".
As of UI Theme Designer 1.34, you can create your own custom themes based on the SAP delivered SAP High Contrast Black and SAP High Contrast White themes:
What's New - Use UI Theme Designer to create your own custom theme based on SAP High Contrast themes
Important SAP Notes
Recommendation: When searching for notes re screen reader issues, use the keywords "Fiori" and "screen reader". Most relevant notes are found in components CA-FE-FLP-EU (SAP Fiori Launchpad End User UI) and CA-UI5-COR (SAPUI5 Core and Runtime).
SAP & Accessibility
End User Guides
Fiori Launchpad Usability Guides
Specific accessibility topics for the Fiori Launchpad are discussed in the Usability Guide section of the Fiori Launchpad User Guide, e.g. Keyboard navigation, Screen Reader support, High Contrast Themes, etc. Please ensure you check the correct version of the guide for your solution. A selection of the latest S/4HANA guides are included below. You can find further guides in the SAP Help Portal on the SAP Fiori Launchpad product page.
Fiori Launchpad Personalization Options, e.g. setting themes, decluttering (e.g. show one group at a time)
SAP SuccessFactors Accessibility Guides
How To Guides
International Accessibility Guidelines
WCAG Guidelines apply in: Australia, Canada, European Union, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Nexw Zealand, Norway, Spain, UK.
Procurement Policies for Accessibility
Understanding the Diversity of Human Abilities
Disability Etiquette references